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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Dave Robinson: General Prep
Today: Shop Bandon for the Holidays begins
Today: Old Town Marketplace
Today: Downtown Coos Bay Christmas Tree Lighting
Tomorrow: Night of 10,000 Lights
Pregnant Thanksgiving turkey prank
ODFW art contest winners announced
California orcas showing up in Pugent Sound
Cannon Beach police dog fired for poor performance
Dog escapes from national dog show
Mongo's Christmas Limerick Contest
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We checked out the Community Thanksgiving meal at The Barn

Huge turnout

Lots of volunteers

The food was great

Live entertainment was a big surprise

Unlimited servings of pumpkin pie!

No one could believe it when THE REAL SANTA CLAUS showed up!

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Bandon photo submitted by Don & Melanie

Bandon photo submitted by John L

Charleston photo submitted by Sue K

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'Give my creation life'

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Dear Mongo: We are in town for some Christmas shopping. Where's a good place to start?

Mongo: Here's a big hint. Do not leave Bandon without shopping at Jailhouse Rocks and the Gypsy Wagon. There, I said it!





from the archives
from the archives

joke of the day
Knock, knock!
Who's there?
Tamara who?
Tamara we'll have turkey leftovers!

Factoid: On Wednesday November 26, we had 1117 visits.
Factoid: During the month of October, received 106 hits from Sweden

Factoid: During the month of October 2014, was visited 34,885 times, averaging 1125 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of September 2014, was visited 32,463 times, averaging 1082 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of August 2014, was visited 34,744 times, averaging 1120 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of July 2014, was visited 34,419 times, averaging 1110 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of June 2014, was visited 32,084 times, averaging 1069 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of May 2014, was visited 32,201 times, averaging 1038 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of April 2014, was visited 33,313 times, averaging 1110 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of March 2014, was visited 34,260 times, averaging 1105 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of February 2014, was visited 31,636 times, averaging 1129 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of January 2014, was visited 32,795 times, averaging 1057 visits per day
Factoid: During the month of December 2013, was visited 31,663 times, averaging 1021 visits per day

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Factoid: Our 'busiest' day in 2014 - 1732 visits on Tuesday April 1.
Factoid: Our 'slowest' day in 2014 - 895 visits on Saturday May 24 (Memorial Day Weekend).
Factoid: Our 'busiest' day in 2013 - 1783 visits on Sunday September 29 (storm).
Factoid: Our 'slowest' day in 2013 - 791 visits on Saturday September 19.
Factoid: Our 'busiest' day of all time - 5322 visits on March 11, 2011 (tsunami).

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